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Regional Information Yamanashi

Yamanashi, the best place for locating your business base

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Industrial Cluster Promotion DivisionExternal site: a new window will open.

1-6-1 Marunouchi, Kofu-city, Yamanashi Prefecture 400-8501
Tel: +81-55-223-1472 Fax: +81-55-223-1546


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The information below is as of January 2017.

Basic Information

Population*1 0.83 million
Labor force*1 0.43 million
Area*2 4,465.3 km²
GDP*3 3,129,857 million yen
Major industries Production machinery, electrical machinery, food products, information and communication machinery,electronic parts and devices
Initial wage for university graduates(Average)
Initial wage for college of technology/junior colledge graduates (Average)
Initial wage for upper secondery school graduates (Average)
Scheduled cash eanings (Average)
Land price(for 1m²)*5
Land price for industrial use (Average)
Land Price for Commercial Use (Average)
Number of Establishments*6 45,636
Number of Employees*6 367,195
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JETRO Yamanashi

Regional Profile

Strength of the region's industries and economy

In addition to a wealth of traditional technologies, represented best by Yamanashi jewelry crafting, the prefecture offers excellent access to the mechanical electronics industry concentration of the Tama region, Tokyo. For this reason, many companies, such as electronic component manufacturers, semiconductor device manufacturers, semiconductor manufacturing device manufacturers, robots and other mechatronics manufacturers and electronics manufacturers, have expanded into Yamanashi, making it one of the largest mechanical electronics industry concentrations in Japan.

Available incentives

  • Subsidies proportional to the amount of investment made in factory, etc., establishment are available.
  • For IT-related companies, subsidies are available for office rent.
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